Data privacy pioneer and founder, Max Schrems to speak at EU Data Protection Summit

In 2011, Austrian law student, Max Schrems requested his personal data from Facebook as part of college research, and was shocked by the results. Facebook had a record of his entire user history, from pages he’d ‘liked’ to private messages he’d sent. Even personal communications regarding a friend’s health, which Schrems had deleted, were still […]

Data protection authorities in Sweden launch investigation into medical service providers

Sweden’s Data Protection Authority has divulged that it has opened investigations into medical service providers, Voice Integrate Nordic. The organisation is part of Vardguiden, the country’s phone-up medical information service. Recent news reports allege that a high number of recorded phone calls received by Voice Integrate Nordic were placed in the public domain online and […]